A member asked:

About to be 25. smoked about a pack a day since i was 16. quitting now. by quitting young will i avoid all smoking related disease?

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Dr. Zach Patrick answered

Specializes in Emergency Medicine

Possibly : First, great that you are quitting. Yes you will decrease the likelihood that you will have lung problems by stopping. However it will never go to zero as you smoked for almost a decade.

Answered 12/31/2014



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